Retrieved 16 April 2018. He has been voted by his peers to receive the tour a record 13 times and voted by tennis fans to receive the award for 17 consecutive years.
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Federer has been nicknamed the "Federer Express" shortened to "Fed Express" or "FedEx" , and the "Swiss Maestro. Retrieved 7 June 2020. Another high-profile match was in the semifinals of the , where Federer prevailed 19—17 in the final set to secure the Olympic silver medal.Next
He dropped the first set against both and in the first two rounds, but pulled out convincing straight sets wins over and in the third and fourth.
In July 2021, users picked Federer as the greatest male tennis player of all time.Next
Murray also leads 6—3 in ATP 1000 tournaments, 2—0 in finals.
Figure in Swiss history On 20 July 2020 Federer was featured by in their 100-part chronicle of Swiss history and culture. In March, he reached the final of the but lost in three sets to defending champion Djokovic. Federer leads 7—1 in Grand Slam tournaments, 17—0 on hard courts, 1—0 on grass courts and 5—3 on clay courts.
I'm grateful for every minute I was able to spend with my fans and tennis family on court.
Even though nothing is official yet, the expectation is that Federer will return at some point during the 2022 season.Next
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He and Wawrinka failed to defend their gold medal in doubles, losing in the second round to and of. Federer next played at the and reached the third round where he lost in straight sets to. He defeated in the quarterfinals, ensuring that he retained the , and in the semifinals, solidifying a career-best start to a season at 17—0.Next
He also played the along with his current wife , but they lost in the round robin stage.
It equals me with Pete Sampras, who's my hero.Next
Their final match was at one of the most prestigious platforms in the sport when they played in the finals of the.